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Mar 14, 2011 11:30pm PDT
of america in marin. we now know why that man is so upset. >> he isn't after money but he feels ripped off. rights now negotiators are trying to end a standoff on core data ma deer a. police have several intersections blocked. heather homes has been on the scene all evening as investigators work to end the situation peacefully. heather. >> reporter: it's not cash but a conversation the man tonight is demanding to speak to the ceo of bank of america saying the bank ripped him off. right now here at this 76 gas station across the street from the bank negotiators are inside talking the man trying to talk him out. but i'm told that they'll wait it out until they learn the man is mentally ill and hasn't been taking his medication. ktvu cameras caught the man with a bank of america grudge. walking around a benke took over 6 hours ago. >> i was trembling. >> reporter: she said she was depositing a check and she went silent and a look of fear on her hive. >> he was not pointing the gun to anybody, he was moving the gun, he told me if you want to get out just get out. >> reporter: silva though was
Mar 28, 2011 11:30pm PDT
countries. the united states of america is different. and as president, i refuse to wait for the images of slaughter and mass gaves before taking action. >> reporter: and while condemning gadhafi, the president reiterated that u.s. ground forces will not invade libya because the costs will be too high. >> to be blunt we went down that road in iraq. >> reporter: after the speech john mccain said that gadhafi should be taken out and the president didn't go far enough. if we tell gadhafi don't worry, i think that is encourage dog gadhafi. >> reporter: to answer critics who say he waited too long to act mr. obama said that the no- fly zone was established in 31 days. it took more than a year to do the same in bosnia and the clock is ticking for gadhafi. >> but it should be clear to those around gadhafi and to every libyan that history is not on gadhafi's side. >> reporter: the president said nato will take over leadership of the military action in libya on wednesday and economic sanctions will continue to try to press accordant gadhafi to step down. live from the newsroom, ken wayne, ktvu c
Mar 3, 2011 11:30pm PST
to san jose tonight for the film festival. james olmos was on hand for his new film america. the story tells the story of a woman who flees puerto rico to start her new life in america. cinequest began a week ago. >>> and she has a real story to tell. the granny who >>> only on 2, a bay area grandmother calls 911 after grabbing a gun and scaring off an intruding that was in her home. when someone broke into her home she fired off a .38. debra villalon talked to the woman. >> reporter: very sharp, very independent and before making that 911 call she had already taken action. >> i was in my bed, that's when i heard a noise. >> reporter: the noise woke her just before midnight. and seeing her hall light on, and knowing it shouldn't be, this senior took the revolver. >> when he saw me, he ran and i shot. >> reporter: identity secret for their own safety but proud. >> my mom has, you know has the will to live. and she loves life. she wants to be here. >> my mind told me, get them going. >> you didn't hesitate to fire it either? >> no, no. >> reporter: she inherented the gun more than 20 yea
Mar 10, 2011 11:30pm PST
tells us the hearing was called to examine whether muslim groups in america are doing too little to fight terrorism. >> the committee of homeland security will come to order. >> reporter: peter king made this the poster child on the radicalization of muslim americans. a flier promoting a know your rights event in oakland, the bay area care chapter briefly posted on its website in january. >> they are not well served by c.a.r.e. >> we thought the flier was being taken out of context. >> reporter: c.a.r.e. quickly took the poster off its website. the poster was first used by anti war protesters in the 70s. delu says c.a.r.e. took it down because it doesn't reflect c.a.r.e. policy. >> we do not want people to assume that we would not work with fbi. >> reporter: c.a.r.e. just sued the fbi for putting a gps tracker on a muslim america's car. c.a.r.e. was not invited to today's meeting. >> reporter: now she fears more hate crimes against muslim americans. rita williams, ktvu. >>> we have light showers today. there's clouds out there right now. overnight lows will be mild. maybe some pa
Mar 1, 2011 11:30pm PST
they tell us they are offering free rain ponchos. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> bank of america customers in this country cannot access their accounts online. if you go to the website there's a message saying online banking is temporarily unavailable. the problem cropped up yesterday and returned today. b of a said an update of its website this past weekend was causing intermittent service disruptions. >>> the eyes of the tech world will be on san francisco tomorrow when apple unveils the i pad ii. there's even speculation that steve jobs will be there. he's currently out on a medical leave. apple isn't saying what new features the i pad will have but we will let you know tomorrow. >>> there's a chance that the salmon season could return tomorrow and it could be a full season. after cancelled or shortened seasons the last four years. california game officials say they are projecting about 3/4 of a million salmon in coastal waters. federal regulators are expected to come up with their recommendation next week. the salmon season usually begins in mid-april. >>> moderate to heavy t
Mar 22, 2011 11:30pm PDT
stimulus money. transportation for america says nationally about 11% of bridges are deficient. but in the bay area there are more. in san francisco 34% of the bridges and overpasses are concerned deficient. for san mateo county it's 22%. >> as our bridges get older in the state, we're facing a bigger and bigger backlog of bridges that are considered unsafe. >> you can read the full report at just look for the right now section. >>> the california state university system may cut enrollment by 5% next year. it's part of the larger plan to deal with anticipated state budget cuts. governor brown is proposing cutting $500 million from the csu budget. right now the system's 23 campuses enroll about 412,000 students. >>> the legislature now needs to act by the end of the week if a special statewide election on tax extensions is to be held at the end of june. by law, counties must have at least 88 days to prepare for an election. however tonight the sacramento is announcing that governor brown will ask for an extension. >>> and the ktvu field poll shows that 54% california
Mar 24, 2011 11:30pm PDT
. >>> there is new evidence tonight of america's booming latino population. over the last 10 years, latinos accounted for more than half of the population's growth. latino's now account for 16% of the country's population. >>> people moving to california and to the south help moved the country's population center 23 miles southwest to plato, missouri. for the last ten year, edgar springs missouri held that distinction. if current migration trends hold, the migration will move west ward in the decades ahead. >>> i stand for freedom. where do you stand? >>> during a three hour period, dozens of people took turns criticizing the commission at its meeting in san francisco today. opponents say smart immediaters emit radiation. pg & e says the meters are safer than microwaves. >> today the utilities submitted a proposal that would allow its residential customers to turn off their meters. but they would be billed to read the meter manually. >>> and pg & e might be fined $1 million for producing records. >>> more strong earnings reports and signs of a strengthen job market sent stocks higher on wall street t
Mar 29, 2011 11:30pm PDT
francisco home prices were down 1.7%. >>> bank of america shareholders are suing the bank claiming they suffered as part of the fore closure process. you may recall the largest bank temporarily froze foreclosures. the suit filed yesterday in new york claims the company's mismanagement of home loans is to blame for the stock prices following 2.5%. >>> radiation from full body scanners may not be as dangerous as previously feared. >>> uc berkeley says the machines postno significant health threat. even though they use ionizing radiation which is known to cause cancer. they determined the doses are low, less than 1% of laid kwroeugs a person gets from flying in an airport -- of radiation a person gets from flying in an airport. >>> here in this napa valley >>> in napa tonight we're learning about a horrible discovery at a local vineyard. ktvu's rob roth tells us someone shot and killed three sheep who were grazing there and now several more are now missing. >> reporter: these sheep survived the slaughter, they've now been moved to this pen in fairfield. the sheep has been grazing on t
Feb 28, 2011 11:30pm PST
rd america's cup. >> right now, it's going to be going into storage and will be there probably for the next several months, but we're working on a plan to enable the residents of san francisco to be able to get up and close and touch it. >> the boat arrived about two weeks before a new study is said to be released. it will show how much the property deals made to bring the race to san francisco will actually cost the city. >>> and we've got some showers showing up in the north part of the state, those showers will spread south tonight. they'll move south overnight and into tomorrow, and that means rain in your forecast. highs tomorrow will be about the same. i think it will be a little bit warmer as we get with a little bit of a southerly wind. it's a cool start tomorrow morning, temperatures in the mid-30s, upper 30s in the cold spots, warmer than it has been. this low pressure center drops down. the last storms we had over the weekend, those were arctic air mass storms. this is mild air, a lot of water being held up in here so as this thing moves onshore, we could see inch, i
Mar 4, 2011 11:30pm PST
afternoon. >>> can you unplug starting at sundown tonight until sundown tomorrow america is being asked to unplug its electronic devices. easier said than done. [ music ] >> and new information tonight about a south bay . >>> new at 10, the challenge is on. can americans turn off technology for 24 hours? right now the second annual national day of unplugging is underway. ktvu's deborah villalon is in san francisco where she saw some people plugged in who are finding it easier than others. deborah? >> reporter: well, first to clarify, we don't want you to unplug your t.v. this event is aimed at smart phones. at social networking, tweets and texts. and asks what can we live without? dog leash in one hand, smart phone in the other. diego gets his walk while paul stays online. he says his tech is in balance. >> for the work that i'm in, it is nice to know how it works and why people do what they do and how they use it. but it is not me. i would rather be out biking or hiking or camping. >> and doing those things with no gadgets in hands is what this weekend's abstinence is all about. >> i c
Mar 9, 2011 11:30pm PST
. >> reporter: bank of america 19th and geary, home to three atms and hundreds of customers. >> i can use the touch screen more than i even use the key pad. >> reporter: the key pad is getting customers in trouble. richmond district police captain says the criminal activity is underway long before you even get there. >> we have a crime where a suspect will come out, glue the mechanical keys, the enter key, the cancel key and the clear key. >> reporter: with the glue in place, the suspect lingers and waits. >> a victim will come up, enter the card. a pin number and hit enter. that key sticks. >> reporter: frustrated that the buttons were stuck and the card wouldn't pop out, police say the customers actually left the atm, went inside the branch to complain. but by the time they came out, it was too late. they had been watched and ripped off. >> when the suspect comes up using the touch screen and withdraws money from the account. >> reporter: with 22 victims in the city in nine weeks he logged on to the computer and sent out a tweet warning residents about the sticky crime. >> criminals are
Mar 23, 2011 11:30pm PDT
's forces, the bay area house democrats are chastising the president for not outlining america's role sooner and not consulting with congress. north bay congresswoman lynn woolsey and mike honda of san jose want an immediate end to the bombing, saying this. >> he did the right thing. >> reporter: but california democratic senator barbara boxer defends the president's handling of the crisis. >> anyone who says he should have waited doesn't feel the sense of urgency that many of us feel that this man was about to destroy his own people. >> reporter: republicans, too, want clarity tonight. house speaker wants further explanation on both the purpose and goals of the mission in libya. reporting live tonight here in san francisco, i'm heather holmes, ktvu, channel 2 news. [ music ] >> the wet weather force as venue change for brittney spear's free concert in san francisco. why that's being met with both disappointment and relief. >>> and tomorrow morning's commute will be as bad as they come. i will be back in about ten minutes with the latest computer models that take you right through . >>> it w
Mar 30, 2011 11:30pm PDT
of america's nuclear plants and their spent nuclear fuel rods. diane finestein said she recent live toured the canyon's power plant. she learned that spent fuel rods are stored in pools similar to those leaking radiation at the damaged japanese plant. one expert said that's common practice in the u.s. >> the pools are often housed in buildings with sheet metal siding like that in a storage shed. i have nothing against the quality of sears storage sheds but they are not suitable for nuclear waste storage. >> the head of the nuclear regulatory commission said at some u.s. plants spent rods are stored behind reinforced concrete walls. >>> a beautiful sunset after a warm day and temperatures near 90 tomorrow. our chief meteorologist bill martin has tomorrow's forecast in eight minutes. >> the storms are gone and the problems remain. coming up we will show you three homes suddenly sitting on the edge. [ music ] >> well she impressed the judges on . >>> in the south bay a 97-year- old woman had to be rescued from behind a landslide late today. the slide has cut off dozens of residents on croy ro
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